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Gulf Coast Beekeepers of Florida - Monthly Meeting - Collier county

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UF/IFAS Collier County Extension

14700 Immokalee Rd

Naples, FL 34119

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At our meetings, Gulfcoast Beekeepers of Florida members will educate and mentor beekeepers of all skill levels with practical and pertinent beekeeping information. Come ask your questions! You don't have to be a beekeeper (yet) to join us, just have a sincere interest in honey bees. For Charlotte county, click here

We will be discussing:

  • what should be going on in your hive that month,

  • any current problems we face as beekeepers,

  • current pest and infections along with IPM strategies (integrated pest management)

  • BMPs, local and state legislature affecting beekeepers

  • as well as where to get equipment and supplies locally

  • local bee-related events.


Tentative Schedule for 2017 (subject to change without notice):

  • Jan - feeding & winter hive maintenance - inaugural meeting
  • Feb - preparing for the upcoming honey flows
  • Mar - supering & swarm prevention
  • Apr - requeening
  • May - indentifying your nectar and pollen sources
  • Jun - harvesting honey
  • Jul - requeening
  • Aug - products from the hive & harvesting honey
  • Sep - preparing for the last nectar flow & swarm prevention
  • Oct - final honey flows
  • Nov - preparing your hives for winter
  • Dec - holiday party



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UF/IFAS Collier County Extension

14700 Immokalee Rd

Naples, FL 34119

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